“Go forth and kick ass!”[i] was the directive given to me by Dr. Lowery Stokes Sims, recently retired Curator Emerita of the Museum of Arts and Design, former executive director of the Studio Museum in Harlem, and former curator for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. How did I end up in conversation with such […]
An article I wrote on Baltimore from Baltimore for Alternate ROOTS, check it out. Photos by Sean Scheidt.
West Baltimore: Looking Back, Looking Foward Podcast: Play in new window | Download October 24, 2014 – Segment 4 We close out the show with a discussion of ROOTSfest and an event reflecting on it, with:Carlton Turner, Executive Director of Alternate ROOTS; Ashley Milburn, Artist and Co-founder of Culture Works; and Ashley Minner, Community Artist and member of […]
I was granted Project Development funding by Alternate ROOTS to continue a collaboration between myself and another visual artist in Portobelo, Panama, Gustavo Esquina de la Espada. I traveled to Panama for the first time in June 2012, through a ROOTS Artistic Assistance Professional Development grant. I chose to go to Portobelo to continue my […]
Last July, I participated in a two-week artist residency at the Taller Portobelo Norte Art Colony in Portobelo, Panama, which was made possible by an Artistic Assistance grant from Alternate ROOTS. Taller Portobelo Norte (Portobelo Workshop North) is “a collective of emerging and established artists and scholars that seeks to expose the world to the […]
Last month, I was given the incredible opportunity to attend a First People’s Fund Professional Development Workshop in Minneapolis, Minnesota on behalf of Alternate ROOTS. “Founded in 1995, First Peoples Fund’s mission is to honor and support the creative community-centered First Peoples artists; and nurture the collective spirit® that allows them to sustain their peoples. […]
Taller Portobelo Norte Summer Art Colony, Colón, Panamá 2012